10/2013

Run the 'Rocks 5K

Submitted by Caitlin Donnelly on Mon, 08/12/2013 - 1:45pm

Savor live music and beautiful views as you race a 3.1-mile course through Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre. You'll finish strong with a sprint up the famed ampitheater steps—69 rows in all. Proceeds benefit the American Lung Association. Sun 8 a.m.-noon.

NEDA Walk to End Eating Disorders

Submitted by Madelyn Herzog on Mon, 09/09/2013 - 1:35pm

Join the National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA) and walkers across the country for the NEDA Walk to End Eating Disorders (this is Denver's first year participating). Register solo or with a team to raise awareness and funding for services that support those affected by eating disorders. Sun 9 a.m.-11 a.m.

Math Midway

Submitted by Madelyn Herzog on Wed, 10/23/2013 - 10:47am

Simple geometry allows a square-wheeled tricycle to cruise on a road, but how? Let your junior mathematicians test out theories at this exhibit, which focuses on math concepts in real world situations. Thirty interactive exhibits reveal the playful side of the world of numbers and equations with carnival-themed activities including a laser light plane and a "Mysterious Harmonograph," which allows visitors to create unique drawings they can take home. 

 

Ani DiFranco

Submitted by Stephen Kasica on Fri, 08/02/2013 - 3:18pm

This venerated, self-described “little folk singer” writes socially conscious folk songs. In the tradition of musical activists such as Bob Dylan and Joan Baez, DiFranco tackles racism, sexism, poverty, and war. Sun 8 p.m.